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Accounts Manager

Chartered Accountants

North London 

£50,000 - £55,000

 

The Role

 

Responsible for a diverse portfolio of clients, both private and corporate, providing advice over a broad spectrum of services. Tasked with direct management of one of the firms largest clients, providing day to day management accounts, to assist running of the finance department, as well as other varied tasks.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Managing all aspects of their allocated client portfolio; including planning, the execution of the work, drafting of correspondence and billing.  
  • Planning work and allocating appropriate resources to ensure that work is completed in a timely manner and to a high standard; reviewing work and giving feedback to junior staff.
  • Acting as the main point of contact for the clients in the portfolio and corresponding with them in the most appropriate way.
  • Dealing with the HMRC, investment managers, lawyers and other third parties.
  • Assisting with other ad hoc assignments in relation to the financial affairs of clients.
  • Assisting with marketing the firm and attending networking events with co-professionals, as appropriate.

 

Candidate requirements:

 

  • A strong general accountancy background
  • Effective client handling/service skills
  • Able to take responsibility and \'own\' assignments and use initiative and flair;
  • Strong communication skills so that you are able to deal with clients verbally or in writing.
  • Flexible working attitude.
  • Must be able to work on a number of clients\' affairs at the same time.
  • Organised and methodical approach
  • Good IT skills – including proficient use of Excel and Word
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Days/Hours worked: Monday-Friday, 9-5 (35-hour week)

About Wilson Wright LLP:

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  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance and a retail discount scheme
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  • ACCA/ACA Qualified or Finalist
  • At least 2-3 years UK practice accounts experience
  • Able to produce high quality work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
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  • A proactive approach, prepared to go the extra mile
  • Enjoy developing junior staff

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£ 50,000

A top 100 firm of accountants based in Oxford are currently looking for an experienced Accounts Manager to join their rapidly expanding team. They have a strong focus on innovation and technology to help their clients make informed decisions on how to grow their business. Their clients range from private clients to owner-managed businesses and large international subsidiaries.

They see their people as the future of their business and are known for having a friendly and supportive team culture built around their values of collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise. Everyone receives training and development not just around technical knowledge but also around commercial, management and leadership skills.

About the Accounts Manager role:

Reporting to a Partner, your core responsibilities will include:

  • Build long lasting client relationships - develop and apply your technical and commercial knowledge to provide expert advice and exceed client expectations
  • Support a number of Directors by managing a diverse portfolio of clients and often being their primary point of contact. Your portfolio will consist of both new and more established clients and you will be encouraged to develop further revenue streams within it as well as helping to bring in new clients to the firm.
  • Ensure assignments are completed to a high standard, on time and within budgets agreed with Directors
  • Work collaboratively with other Managers and the Directors to ensure quality of output and efficiency in process across the wider accounts team
  • Prepare and review working papers, statutory accounts and management accounts for a wide range of business entities across many sectors
  • Prepare and review corporation tax computations and returns
  • Line manage more junior staff, overseeing their work and assisting them with their career development
  • Assist with billing
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  • Support the practice in continuously improving our way of working including and adopting new technology

What they can offer you:

  • Exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors
  • Partner level Mentor and a Line Manager who will work closely with you to support you through your development and provide day to day guidance
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, retail discount scheme and flexible working
  • Generous holiday allowance + ability to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
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  • Participation in our Management Development Programme as soon as you start
  • Personalised Development Plan
  • Comprehensive induction and buddy to help you get up to speed in your first few months
  • A light and airy, recently refurbished spacious modern office
  • Charity fundraising events

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  • ACCA/ACA Qualified with at least 3-4 years PQE in practice
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  • Previous experience of line management and supervision
  • Create a positive impression with clients and staff
  • Excellent client relationship management skills and aptitude to assist with business development activities including providing support to directors to on board clients
  • Highly commercial approach
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A proactive approach, prepared to go the extra mile

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Finance Manager

The Company:

Our client is a long-established Essex based Construction Company, who carry out a broad spectrum of works throughout the UK. The business supplies high quality building contracting services which includes refurbishment, fit out and new build across various Industrial, Blue Chip, Commercial and Restoration sector Client base.

They are currently seeking a Finance Manager to join their team, and you will be responsible for two other employees within the Accounts Team.

This is a permanent and varied accounting role reporting into the Managing Director, you will be a key member of a small finance team that supports all areas of the business. You will be given the opportunity to develop further in your accounting career and really add value in this hands-on role.

The Role:

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